How to sync client and devices time with server


Overview:

Part1. Device & Slave Server Sync Time

Function introduction:

Device sync time is to sync time on front-end device with platform server. DSS platform supports devices of Dahua, Hikvision and ONVIF protocol.

It supports auto sync time and manually sync time. Auto sync time is system auto sync time in the set period. Manually sync time is a user manually sync time, and system respond this request to sync time.

View platform server time: PC time where the DSS Express server is installed.


Step by Step Instruction:
Step1. Login DSS Express Client. Click Config.

Step2.Click “Time Sync”.

Step3. You can sync time by auto or by manually.

      Auto Sync:

1) Enable Sever time Sync, and set parameter. For example, we start to sync the time at 0 o’clock and every 12hours will sync time. In this case, the start time is 0 and Sync interval is 12 hours.

2) Click OK to finish configuration.

Manually Sync:

1) Click “Sync time” will manually sync the time immediately.



Part2.Client Sync Time

Function introduction:

Client sync time is to sync DSS Client time with platform server. After sync time is enabled on Manager, sync time on Client is enabled as well, however, you must go to local config on Client to accept this sync separately before sync time on Client.

View client time: PC time where the DSS Express Client is installed.


Step by Step Instruction:

Step1.Enable the sync time function refer to Part1.

Step2.Login DSS Express Client, click   at the upper-right corner, open local config.


Step3. Select General tab, enable net time, click “Save”.

Step4. In Express Client homepage, click Config. Click “Time Sync”

Step5. You can sync time by auto or by manually.

       Auto Sync:

1) Enable Sever time Sync, and set parameter. For example, we start to sync the time at 0 o’clock and every 12hours will sync time. In this case, the start time is 0 and Sync interval is 12 hours.

2) Click OK to finish configuration.

Manually Sync:
Click “Sync time” to sync time immediately.